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By Peter Singer - Feb 05,2020
MELBOURNE — Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Melania Trump and Kanye West have all, in recent years, made highly publicised visits to orphanages in low-income countries. Tourists who “travel with purpose” are following their lead.
By Peter Singer - Jan 07,2020
MELBOURNE — On January 3, the United States assassinated Qassem Suleimani, a top Iranian military commander, while he was leaving Baghdad International Airport in a car with Abu Mahdi Al Muhandis, an Iraqi leader of Kata’ib Hizbollah, an Iran-backed militia.
By Peter Singer - Dec 14,2019
PRINCETON — A decade ago, I wrote “The Life You Can Save: Acting Now to End World Poverty”. This month, a fully revised Tenth Anniversary edition was published, and is available, free, as an eBook and audiobook.
By Peter Singer - Oct 08,2019
PRINCETON — “This is all wrong!” These words begin the most powerful four-minute speech I have ever heard.
By Peter Singer - Sep 08,2019
PRINCETON — In 1953, when Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to reach the summit of Mount Everest, I was seven years old. For a time, I was immersed in the stories of the epic climb.
By Peter Singer - Aug 08,2019
MELBOURNE — Can taking a philosophy class, more specifically, a class in practical ethics, lead students to act more ethically?Teachers of practical ethics have an obvious interest in the answer to that question.
By Peter Singer - Jul 06,2019
MELBOURNE — You have lost your wallet. Inside are your business cards with your e-mail address. How likely is it that you will receive a message telling you that it has been found?

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